Body Mass Index 50 kg/m2 and Beyond: Perioperative Care of Pregnant Women With Superobesity Undergoing Cesarean Delivery.

@article{Smid2017BodyMI,
  title={Body Mass Index 50 kg/m2 and Beyond: Perioperative Care of Pregnant Women With Superobesity Undergoing Cesarean Delivery.},
  author={Marcela C Smid and Sarah K Dotters-Katz and Robert M. Silver and Jeffrey A. Kuller},
  journal={Obstetrical & gynecological survey},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 8},
  pages={500-510}
}
Importance Superobesity, defined as body mass index 50 kg/m2 or greater, is the fastest-growing obesity group in the United States. Currently, 2% of pregnant women in the United States are superobese, and 50% will deliver via cesarean delivery. Objective To review evidence of perioperative care during cesarean delivery among superobese women. Evidence… CONTINUE READING